Tourism

Macau gets new free public wireless service

Cooperating with different Internet service providers, the Macau Post and Telecommunications Bureau (CTT) launched its free Wi-Fi hotspot — FreeWiFLMO - at the Communications Museum in Estrada D. Maria II Wednesday.

14 Dec, 2017

Gross gaming receipts rose 22.6 percent in November

Macau’s casino revenue in November grew at the fastest pace in four months, according to data released by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) on Friday.

4 Dec, 2017

Month-long light-fest kicks off

The Macau Light Festival 2017 – AMOR MACAU was unveiled at the Ruins of St. Paul Sunday night, kicking off a string of events and festivities to fill this whole month with new elements of tourism and leisure.

4 Dec, 2017

18 Macau eateries retain Michelin stars

In the Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau 2018, a total of 18 restaurants in Macau have been awarded stars, while Galaxy’s Terrazza lost its single star that it had received for the 2017 edition.

1 Dec, 2017

Macau is platform for Chinese, Portuguese travel trades: Tam

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chong Veng said Thursday that Macau was providing a platform for the travel trades from Portugal and China to meet.

24 Nov, 2017

Almost 70 local and foreign groups will participate in the “2017 Macao International Parade” to be held in December

The “2017 Macao International Parade”, in celebration of the 18th anniversary of Macau’s Handover to China, will be held on the 17 December with 49 local and 15 foreign groups.

10 Nov, 2017

Paddington 2 to open 2nd Int’l Film Festival Macau

Paddington 2, which had its world premiere in London Sunday, will open the 2nd International Film Festival & Awards - Macau (IFFAM) on December 8, the organisers announced at a press conference on Friday.

6 Nov, 2017

Melco Resorts reported a 87 pct increase for the 3Q

Casino operator Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd on reported on Thursday a 86.9 percent year-on-year increase in profit for the third quarter of 2017.

3 Nov, 2017

Macau UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

Macau designated as UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy

UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova has announced the designation of “Macao, China” as a new member city of UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of Gastronomy according to a official statement of the government

1 Nov, 2017

Macau declaring cash

Visitors entering Macau must declare cash from MOP 120,000

Visitors arrivals with MOP 120,000 or more in cash (or the equivalent in other currencies) or bearer-negotiable instruments, such as traveller's cheques, cheques, drafts, payment orders and promissory notes, must fill in a declaration form and use the "red channel" at customs.

1 Nov, 2017

Global Tourism Economy Forum 2018

EU will be Global Tourism Economy Forum’s partner in 2018

As next year’s forum features the 28 European member states, GTEF will be on a larger scale than this year which featured 16 central and eastern European countries and Guizhou province.

18 Oct, 2017

Global Tourism Economy Forum 2017

Sustainable tourism a win-win solution for Macau

Taleb Rifai, secretary-general of the World Tourism Organisation and honorary chairman of the Global Tourism Economy Forum, said the challenge for every country was to ensure that growth and sustainability, progress and preservation go hand in hand.

17 Oct, 2017

920,631 visit Macau during Golden Week: MGTO

Macau recorded 920,631 visitor arrivals during the mainland’s eight-day National Day/Mid-Autumn Festival Golden Week holiday on October 1-8, the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said in a statement Monday.

10 Oct, 2017

16 Eastern, Central European states to attend tourism forum

A total of 16 Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) will participate in Macau’s two-day 2017 Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) later this month.

5 Oct, 2017

Macau tourism master plan

Tourism master plan expects up to 40 million visitors in 2025

The Macao Government Tourism Office expects the number of Macau’s visitor arrivals to reach up to 40 million in 2025.

29 Sep, 2017

Gambling in Macau brings in overall revenues of US$28.6 billion in 2016

The global revenues of the 10 gaming and gambling companies in Macau in 2016 totalled 229.00 billion patacas (US$28.6 billion), a contraction of 1.8% compared to the figure recorded in 2015, the region’s Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC) said.

13 Sep, 2017

Cultural Centre repairs underway

No date has yet been set for the reopening of the Macao Cultural Centre in the wake of the damage caused by Typhoon Hato, which damaged the superstructure of the building resulting in the cancellation of all activities scheduled to take place in the venue, according to information provided by the Cultural Affairs Bureau (IC).

8 Sep, 2017

13 luxury hotel

13 holdings misses deadline to open its luxury hotel in Macau

13 Holdings Ltd. missed Monday´s deadline to open its luxury hotel in Macau, a condition of a HKD3 billion (USD384 million) loan from Bank of Communications Co. for the gaming project just off the Cotai strip, according to people familiar with the matter.

1 Aug, 2017

Macau visitors

Macau receives more than 15.5 million visitors in the first half of 2017

Macau received more than 15.5 million visitors in the first half of 2017, an increase of 5.4% compared to the same period of 2016, the Statistics and Census Bureau said on Monday.

25 Jul, 2017

Macau receives more than 13 million visitors from January to May

From January to May Macau received more than 13 million visitors, an increase of 6.3% over the same period of 2016, according to figures released on Friday by the Statistics and Census Bureau (DSEC).

23 Jun, 2017